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Rules for Children, 1904

Quick Quotes 20.  The following quote is taken from On the Healthy Home Life of School Children, by Professor Dr. Leo Burgerstein, published in English in 1904 and translated from the original German text by R.T. Williamson. It is unfortunately … Continue reading

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How to dress a child in 1904

Quick Quotes 19.  The following quote is taken from On the Healthy Home Life of School Children, by Professor Dr. Leo Burgerstein, published in English in 1904 and translated from the original German text by R.T. Williamson. The clothing should … Continue reading

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Advice for girls, 200 years ago (Snippets 12)

In the 18th and 19th Centuries there was a trend for publishing books of advice for children.  They were frequently patronising and would nowadays be considered appalingly sexist, as per Youthful Folly Detected by N.H. Walpole (Observatory Press, 1804).  The … Continue reading

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